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Law Journal Symposium to explore international legal challenges

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

LAWRENCE — Legal scholars from around the world will present papers and discuss the topic of "International Legal Challenges Facing the New U.S. Administration: Critical Analyses from the American Heartland” at the Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy’s annual symposium Feb. 12.

Event posterThe symposium will run from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The online event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Preview the complete schedule online.

“After a tumultuous political year, our symposium offers a great opportunity to discuss upcoming challenges facing the Biden administration,” said Symposium Editor Reiley Pankratz, a third-year law student. “The symposium will discuss the global perspective about where the U.S. goes from here. We are excited to host international speakers.”

The symposium will advance contemporary discourse and provide a timely forum after the 2020 U.S. presidential election and President Joe Biden’s recent inauguration.

Presenters include:

  • Raj Bhala, University of Kansas School of Law, international trade law
  • Laura Clark Fey, Fey LLC, privacy law
  • David Gantz, University of Arizona College of Law, trade and international economics law
  • Anupam Jha, University of Delhi Faculty of Law, international criminal and human rights law
  • Mark Johnson, Dentons U.S. LLP, election law
  • Petros Mavroidis, Columbia Law School, foreign and comparative law
  • Asif Qureshi, Korea University School of Law, international economic law

Scholarship associated with the program will be published in a future issue of the Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy. Contact Pankratz at reileypankratz@ku.edu for more information.